Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2018

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Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.219 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.83% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $37.23, the dividend yield is 2.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WTR was $37.23, representing a -5.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.55 and a 15.01% increase over the 52 week low of $32.37.

WTR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ). WTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports WTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 2.04%, compared to an industry average of 17.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WTR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WTR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WTR as a top-10 holding:

  • Invesco S&P Global Water Index ETF ( CGW )
  • Invesco Water Resources ETF ( PHO )
  • Invesco DWA Utilities Momentum ETF ( PUI )
  • iShares U.S. Utilities ETF ( IDU )
  • NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUSC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is NUSC with an increase of 10.85% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of WTR at 3.91%.

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